Two-Generation Approach to Leveraging TANF: DC as a Case Study for Policymakers

This issue brief profiles the design and implementation of the 2Gen approach undertaken by the District of Columbia TANF program. The brief covers how staff were trained in 2Gen approaches, and the reorganization of TANF intake and eligibility processes. The report also features the District’s redesign of the TANF Employment and Education program, integration of 2Gen approaches for homeless families, and institution of a “whole family” model in universal pre-K and early childhood programs.

Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
October, 2020
Date: 
October 2020
Source: 
Partner Resources
State: 
District of Columbia
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Family Strengthening
    • Two-Generation Approaches
  • Supportive Services
  • Special Populations
  • TANF Program Administration
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